Billie Holiday

Born Apr 7, 1915
Billie Holiday was an American jazz singer and songwriter. Nicknamed "Lady Day" by her friend and musical partner Lester Young, Holiday had a seminal influence on jazz and pop singing. Her vocal style, strongly inspired by jazz instrumentalists, pioneered a new way of manipulating phrasing and tempo...
Billie Holiday

Billie Holiday Stats


: Billy Holliday, Eleanora Fagan Gough, Elinore Harris, billie_holiday, Lady Day, Eleanora Fagan


: 5 ft 4 in (1.65 m)


: United States of America

Date of Birth

: April 7, 1915

Place of Birth

: Philadelphia

Date of Death

: July 17, 1959

Place of Death

: New York City

Cause of Death

: Cirrhosis